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TVET Systems’ response to COVID-19 : Challenges and Opportunities (English)

This note focuses on the role of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides guidance on reducing the adverse impact of the pandemic on TVET provision and enhancing the contribution TVET can make to mitigating the health, social, and economic impact of COVID-19. ... See More +

Working Paper 148495 MAY 14, 2020

Levin,Victoria; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Weber,Michael; Hoftijzer,Margo A. Disclosed

Social Protection and Jobs Responses to COVID-19 : A Real -Time Review of Country Measures (May 1, 2020) (English)

Some key finds from this "living paper" include : As of May 1, 2020, a total of 159 countries (8 more since last week) have planned, introduced or adapted 752 social protection measures in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). ... See More +

Brief 148208 MAY 01, 2020

Gentilini,Ugo; Almenfi,Mohamed Bubaker Alsafi; Dale,Pamela; Demarco,Gustavo C.; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

Protecting All : Risk Sharing for a Diverse and Diversifying World of Work (English)

Forces disrupting markets and changing the nature of work present a fundamental challenge to prevailing employment-based risk-sharing policies in countries at all levels of development. ... See More +

Working Paper 141572 SEP 01, 2019

Packard,Truman G.; Gentilini,Ugo; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; O'Keefe,Philip B.; Palacios,Robert J.; Robalino,David A.; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa : Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusivity, and Adaptability (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has the youngest population of any region of the world, and that growing working-age population represents a major opportunity to reduce poverty and increase shared prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 137952 JUN 10, 2019

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Evans,David; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Harnessing the Demographic Dividend - P166100 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA26267 MAY 20, 2019

Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

World Development Report 2019 : The Changing Nature of Work : Main Report (Chinese)

The forthcoming World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. ... See More +

World Development Report 130189 SEP 28, 2018

Djankov,Simeon; Saliola,Federica; Chen,Rong - DECID; Connon,Davida Louise; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Gentilini,Ugo; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Sabarwal,Shwetlena; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Zheng,Yucheng English, Italian, French, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, Serbian, Bulgarian, Spanish Disclosed

World Development Report 2019 : The Changing Nature of Work : Main Report (English)

The forthcoming World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. ... See More +

World Development Report 130189 FEB 16, 2018

Cusolito,Ana Paula; Chen,Rong - DECID; Zheng,Yucheng; Kraay,Aart C.; Djankov,Simeon; Gentilini,Ugo; Avitabile,Ciro; Connon,Davida Louise; Sharrock,David William; Gatti,Roberta V.; Saliola,Federica; Tan,Consuelo Jurado; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Sabarwal,Shwetlena; Santos,Indhira Vanessa French, Arabic, Russian, Chinese Disclosed

Ten messages about youth employment in South East Europe (English)

Today, nearly half of youth in the six South East European countries (SEE6) are not in the labor market, and one quarter is inactive—not in employment, education, or training. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 110291 NOV 01, 2016

Andronova Vincelette,Gallina; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Cuaresma,Jesus Crespo Disclosed

Bosnia & Herzegovina : Economic mobility, jobs and gender (English)

The aim of this case study is to qualitatively assess men and women's perceptions of economic mobility, access to labor market and entrepreneurship opportunities, and the impact of selected labor market and social assistance policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 124352 JUL 01, 2016

Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Demarchi,Giorgia; Petesch,Patti L. Disclosed

Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Does the data we traditionally use on poverty, inequality and labor markets capture the full picture? Qualitative evidence from 9 countries in Europe and Central Asia shows that people’s perceptions are not always well aligned with quantitative indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 109964 JAN 01, 2016

Dávalos, María E; Demarchi,Giorgia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Kits,Barbara Viony; Oral Savonitto,Isil Disclosed

Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs : Обзор (Russian)

Does the data we traditionally use on poverty, inequality and labor markets capture the full picture? Qualitative evidence from 9 countries in Europe and Central Asia shows that people’s perceptions are not always well aligned with quantitative indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 109964 JAN 01, 2016

Dávalos, María E; Demarchi,Giorgia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Kits,Barbara Viony; Oral Savonitto,Isil English, Croatian Disclosed

Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs : Pregled (Croatian)

Does the data we traditionally use on poverty, inequality and labor markets capture the full picture? Qualitative evidence from 9 countries in Europe and Central Asia shows that people’s perceptions are not always well aligned with quantitative indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 109964 JAN 01, 2016

Dávalos, María E; Demarchi,Giorgia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Kits,Barbara Viony; Oral Savonitto,Isil English, Russian Disclosed

Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs : Overview (English)

Does the data we traditionally use on poverty, inequality and labor markets capture the full picture? Qualitative evidence from 9 countries in Europe and Central Asia shows that people’s perceptions are not always well aligned with quantitative indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 109964 JAN 01, 2016

Dávalos, María E; Demarchi,Giorgia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Kits,Barbara Viony; Oral Savonitto,Isil Russian, Croatian Disclosed

Labor market inequalities in FYR Macedonia : new evidence on gender and ethnicity (English)

The study includes an analysis of inequality patterns in terms of labor force participation as well as a review of policy responses, and areas for possible further policy action. ... See More +

Working Paper 98708 JUN 01, 2015

Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Kits,Barbara Viony Disclosed

Promoting labor market participation and social inclusion in Europe and Central Asia's poorest countries (English)

This report, funded by the Trust Fund for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development (TFESSD), seeks to identify labor market inequalities in the ten countries outlined above, to relate these inequalities to other forms of social exclusion, and to propose areas for policy action aimed at boosting labor market participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 98706 MAY 01, 2015

Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Kits,Barbara Viony; Lea Emma,Tan Hsieh Disclosed

The impact of targeted social assistance on labor market in Georgia : a regression discontinuity approach (English)

This report contributes not only to the existing literature, but also provides suggestions for future policy-design related to the TSA program in Georgia. ... See More +

Working Paper 98707 MAY 01, 2015

Kits,Barbara Viony; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Isik-Dikmelik,Aylin; Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Summary (Russian)

Creating more and better jobs is perhaps the most critical challenge to boosting shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This report examines the role of reforms, firms, skills, incentives and barriers to work, and labor mobility through the lens of two contextual factors: the legacy of centralized planned economies and the mounting demographic pressures associated with rapid aging in some countries and soaring numbers of youth entering the workforce in others. ... See More +

Publication 84041 MAR 01, 2014

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Gruen,Carola A.; Saiovici,Gady; Sanchez,Carolina; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha Serbian Disclosed

Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Creating more and better jobs is perhaps the most critical challenge to boosting shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This report examines the role of reforms, firms, skills, incentives and barriers to work, and labor mobility through the lens of two contextual factors: the legacy of centralized planned economies and the mounting demographic pressures associated with rapid aging in some countries and soaring numbers of youth entering the workforce in others. ... See More +

Publication 84041 JAN 21, 2014

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Gruen,Carola A.; Saiovici,Gady; Sanchez,Carolina; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha Disclosed

FYR Macedonia - Employment and job creation : labor market assessment 2007-2011 (English)

This note forms part of a broader engagement between the World Bank and the Government of FYR Macedonia on how to foster more and better jobs and make sure that more marginalized groups, women, low earners, skilled and unskilled youth, for example - can participate and benefit from those jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 98709 JAN 01, 2014

Heger,Martin; Gruen,Carola A.; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Rezime (Serbian)

Creating more and better jobs is perhaps the most critical challenge to boosting shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This report examines the role of reforms, firms, skills, incentives and barriers to work, and labor mobility through the lens of two contextual factors: the legacy of centralized planned economies and the mounting demographic pressures associated with rapid aging in some countries and soaring numbers of youth entering the workforce in others. ... See More +

Publication 84041 JAN 01, 2014

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Gruen,Carola A.; Saiovici,Gady; Sanchez,Carolina; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha Russian Disclosed

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TVET Systems’ response to COVID-19 : Challenges and Opportunities (English)
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MAY 14, 2020 148495 Working Paper
Social Protection and Jobs Responses to COVID-19 : A Real -Time Review of Country Measures (May 1, 2020) (English)
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MAY 01, 2020 148208 Brief
Protecting All : Risk Sharing for a Diverse and Diversifying World of Work (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141572 Working Paper
The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa : Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusivity, and Adaptability (English)
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JUN 10, 2019 137952 Publication
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Harnessing the Demographic Dividend - P166100 (English)
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MAY 20, 2019 PIDISDSA26267 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
World Development Report 2019 : The Changing Nature of Work : Main Report (Chinese)
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SEP 28, 2018 130189 World Development Report English, Italian, French, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, Serbian, Bulgarian, Spanish
World Development Report 2019 : The Changing Nature of Work : Main Report (English)
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FEB 16, 2018 130189 World Development Report French, Arabic, Russian, Chinese
Ten messages about youth employment in South East Europe (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110291 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bosnia & Herzegovina : Economic mobility, jobs and gender (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 124352 Working Paper
Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 109964 Working Paper
Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs : Обзор (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2016 109964 Working Paper English, Croatian
Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs : Pregled (Croatian)
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JAN 01, 2016 109964 Working Paper English, Russian
Voices of Europe and Central Asia : new insights on shared prosperity and jobs : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 109964 Working Paper Russian, Croatian
Labor market inequalities in FYR Macedonia : new evidence on gender and ethnicity (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98708 Working Paper
Promoting labor market participation and social inclusion in Europe and Central Asia's poorest countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98706 Working Paper
The impact of targeted social assistance on labor market in Georgia : a regression discontinuity approach (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98707 Working Paper
Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Summary (Russian)
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MAR 01, 2014 84041 Publication Serbian
Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 21, 2014 84041 Publication
FYR Macedonia - Employment and job creation : labor market assessment 2007-2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 98709 Working Paper
Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Rezime (Serbian)
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JAN 01, 2014 84041 Publication Russian